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Poster: banditos33 Date: Sep 1, 2009 3:57pm
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I guess that the PM would term me a newbie to here. Out of curoisity where are most of you guys located.

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Poster: Judge TOOTMO Date: Sep 2, 2009 2:05pm
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Birmingham, Ala
An hour east of here http://www.archive.org/details/gd1977-05-17.sbd.leonard.1107.sbeok.shnf

Two hours west of here
http://www.archive.org/details/gd1977-05-18.sbd.miller.79012.flac16

ROLL TIDE!

TOOTMO

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Poster: elbow1126 Date: Sep 1, 2009 7:25pm
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Moved to Atlanta 2 months ago, was in Miami, FL for the last 13 years.

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Poster: SkyDawg Date: Sep 2, 2009 12:13am
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The Big Island of Hawaii.

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Poster: vapors Date: Sep 2, 2009 1:13pm
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We lived in Puna, best place I've parked it on earth.

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 2, 2009 4:53pm
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Puna, big island, hawaii,,vapors ?

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Poster: SkyDawg Date: Sep 4, 2009 6:42pm
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I used to live on that side too.. where did you stay?

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Poster: vapors Date: Sep 6, 2009 9:22am
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sorry, i missed your reponse. Me wife and I lived right on the red road in Kalapana (Kaimu). My second daughter was born in that house. Good friends and "family" down the way in Kehena and Kapoho. Had a craft business which often brought us over to Kona. Funny how after we moved back east I was sure we'd be back, at least to visit. Hasn't happened yet - time (and life) can play mean tricks for sure.

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Poster: SkyDawg Date: Sep 6, 2009 12:28pm
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Small world indeed! I used to live out there too in Kapoho for a few years, as well as Ainaloa, Nanawale, Paradise Park & Hawaiian Beaches before moving to Hilo and then Kona. Were you there in the eighties & nineties during the eruption?
The first two pictures are of Harry K. Brown Park in Kalapana, across from Drainpipe. This was my favorite park at the black sand beach. I first camped out here right in the spot where you see the two stands of palm trees. The third picture is lava entering the Queen's Bath in Kalapana near the Kamoamoa National Park. It was a favorite swimming spot.

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Poster: William Tell Date: Sep 6, 2009 1:00pm
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Hey SD--can't recall if you were in on the discussion some time back about HKB Pk--under lava now, right?

Captured three huge Marine Toads there on my first visit in 1970...nobody but nobody around there then...

Great spot.

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Poster: SkyDawg Date: Sep 7, 2009 12:11am
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Wow! I didn't arrive until '79 and there was nothing there then either. A very special place, a magical place. A place of unearthly power and beauty until the lava consumed it in May of 1990. I camped there a lot. Very mystical. I have wonderful memories from those days.
As a "Dead-related" footnote, Jerry played a benefit in Hilo shortly after this happened for Earth Day. I have seen pictures of Jerry touring the volcano during the time. Here are some more pics.
There was quite a bit of drama wrapped up in all of this. The last hold-out to the lava flow was a guy named Walter who owned a store at Kalapana. It was the place everybody used to stop at. During the eruption Walter made sacrifices to Pele, the goddess of the volcano according to Hawaiian religion. CNN even sent in a team to cover the stand off between Walter and the lava flow. It went on for many days. One day he ceased his sacrifices and gave his land over to the goddess Pele. Shortly after, the lava that had surrounded the store for days consumed the building. Here you see the store and the aftermath.

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Sep 8, 2009 9:09pm
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W.S. Merwin live anywhere around there??

:)

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Poster: SkyDawg Date: Sep 8, 2009 11:00pm
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I'm not familiar with his work, but I believe he lives on Maui.

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 8, 2009 11:30pm
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Skydawg :just saw your awsome pics of store Kalapana .So hot pool gone too ,i guess

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Poster: SkyDawg Date: Sep 9, 2009 1:28am
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So sorry I didn't answer you sooner skies. No, the hot ponds survived. The majestic cold pond, the "Queen's Bath", that I posted a picture of, did not. I really miss that place.
There is more than one hot pond though. There is one at Pohoiki and one on the highway to Kalapana. I was confused which hot pond you meant.

Unfortunately, the beach town of Kalapana no longer exists . The pictures I posted were of it's destruction.

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 9, 2009 3:31am
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Sky dawg ,!I don't remember the name of hot pool ,as it was so far back in late 70's when I was there ! It was very close to a beach ,straight down from Pahoa and before Kalapana is all I can recall !

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 9, 2009 3:38am
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Near Pohoiki beach ,maybe ! Queens bath ; i remember name only ,but a clear site memory was a huge cold water pool with a cliff really people would jump from ,into pool . But i don't remember whereabouts of this place . There were also little pits of steam where I took hot saunas somewhere !Now i am half a planet away !!!

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Poster: William Tell Date: Sep 7, 2009 5:45am
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Very nice (? well, you know) pics!

Thanks, SD!

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 6, 2009 3:41pm
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W.Tell I was on Big Island late 70's !

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 6, 2009 4:05pm
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terrific photos , Skydawg ,thanks !

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Poster: vapors Date: Sep 6, 2009 12:55pm
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The lava was hard and done when I arrived in '92. My wife had lived there before in the '80s and pointed out all the "hot" spots that had changed since.
Harry Brown was a five minute walk from our place.

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Poster: SkyDawg Date: Sep 7, 2009 12:44am
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Wow! You lived five minutes from Harry K. Brown? What a great place! Man, I had SO many GREAT TIMES out there!! One year in '85 I camped the whole summer between Harry K. Brown and Spencer Beach in Kona. I spent a few months staying down the red road from Kalapana at Kalani Honua, just down the road from where you were. Too cool. If all you guys ever end up back here again we should have a forum party!

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Poster: vapors Date: Sep 8, 2009 8:02pm
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Ok, just spoke with my wife (something I religiously try to avoid) to refresh my memory. Make that a 5 minute bicycle ride, under two miles. It must have been sweet to have been there before all the damage, but Mother Nature is her own master. Most nights we could still see the glow from flows further up the mountain. You could walk to what's left of Harry K. Brown park on the lava behind our house – I’d sometimes take my little ones there. Mostly we went to Kehena beach keiki pool, or Queen’s bath. Loved the beaches on Kona side for sure.

My two years living on the island were an experience equal to no other I've had and these days I often find myself trying to (or wishing I could) recapture that peace.


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Poster: skies Date: Sep 6, 2009 3:37pm
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Kalapana blask sand beach ! Hot pool baths nearby still ? Kona gold !yum !

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Poster: SkyDawg Date: Sep 7, 2009 12:50am
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Right on skies! Aloha to you my brother! Mentioning the hot ponds and the black sand beach... Now I'm SURE you've been here like you said!
Besides "Kona Gold" you also have "Puna Buddah" and "White Widow" and others too.

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 7, 2009 6:29am
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Aloha,Skydawg ! me, vahiné !I used to go to health foods stotes ih Pahoa ,Hilo, Capt Cook ,and Waimea !You mean I am still the suspect, here ?And all that because I was born in Europe instead of boondocks USA ? Bof, na !So now tell me about this delicious hotpool ,near ocean ,thereabout before Kalapana Beach :still exist ,or was swallowed by volcano lava ?

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Poster: SkyDawg Date: Sep 9, 2009 3:19am
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You are no suspect to me skies. I have never trashed you on this group ever. I don't care where you were born. You are here now. Aloha to you skies!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ltAGuuru7Q

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 9, 2009 3:28am
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Hey now ,Skydawg !So ,the pool in hawaii really gone !

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Poster: SkyDawg Date: Sep 9, 2009 4:22am
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Actually, no, if you read my post.

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Poster: headgdhead Date: Sep 2, 2009 8:30am
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When earth bound Scituate, MA

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Poster: Capt. Cook Date: Sep 1, 2009 8:43pm
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It's hot here, I'll tell you that...

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Poster: mcgannahan Date: Sep 1, 2009 8:56pm
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suburbs of pittsburgh

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Poster: Diamondhead Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:44pm
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Seattle by way of El Lay and Honolulu.

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Poster: hippie64 Date: Sep 1, 2009 4:47pm
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Yhe Heart of it all Central Ohio

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Poster: zinblumpt Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:31pm
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york pa

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 1, 2009 5:52pm
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American by birth, southern by the grace of God (Charlotte, NC is birthplace - Pacific Grove, Ca is where I now live)

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Poster: banditos33 Date: Sep 1, 2009 5:58pm
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I myself come from across the red muddy river from Charlotte but have always worked there.Dallas NC.

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Poster: dilcurrie Date: Sep 2, 2009 12:03pm
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Co Offaly Ireland...

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Poster: bbbrew Date: Sep 2, 2009 2:41pm
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Humboldt Co.,Ca. Salmon season opened Mon. Fish On!!

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 2, 2009 4:40pm
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bbbrew: humbolt county ? salmon,gold pot, deadheads !

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Poster: Dhamma1 Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:46pm
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Madison, Wis., which the rest of America's Dairyland calls "an island in a sea of sanity"

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Poster: Agricola Date: Sep 2, 2009 3:00am
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Boondocks. Specifically, near Granite Falls, NC. Which is a few miles north of Hickory. Which is about an hour (or less) north of Charlotte.

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Poster: Finster Baby Date: Sep 2, 2009 5:35am
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Dead Center (so to speak) of the East Coast megalopolis!!
Delaware boy..born and raised!!!

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 2, 2009 8:48am
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Wilmington - 1968-1979

Concord High School.

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Poster: Finster Baby Date: Sep 2, 2009 9:21am
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No kidding!?!

I'm a Bulldog!!! Class of '84.
Squash those grapes!! :)...even tho' Concord is probably where my kids are gonna go.

My older sister and step brother went to Concord...
one graduated in '74, the other in '75.

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 2, 2009 9:57am
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Finster -

Too cool. I graduated in 79.

I remember the banners the Bulldogs used to hang up at football games when we would play away games there.

"Welcome to the Concord Maul"

Parents still live in Wilmington with a beach house in Rehoboth.

I do miss the Charcoal Pit and hoagies from Stanley's Tavern.

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Poster: Finster Baby Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:20am
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Wow..small world indeed!! That IS too cool!

Next time you are up this way, drop me a line via the forum. I'll treat you to a burger from the "Pit"....Still the best in DE!

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Poster: banditos33 Date: Sep 2, 2009 11:47am
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Close about 30 minutes up 321 from D.

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Poster: Chiney Cat Date: Sep 2, 2009 8:55am
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The Gulf of Mexico, as tiny as a tear...

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 2, 2009 9:33am
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Isle of Mujères ?

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Poster: Chiney Cat Date: Sep 2, 2009 11:18am
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No, the "Redneck Riviera," down in the valley of the shadow...

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 2, 2009 3:26pm
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chiney cat:Cancun boogies ,then ?

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Poster: gumby69 Date: Sep 2, 2009 8:29am
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Guelph, Ontario Canada

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Poster: William Tell Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:21am
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My sister lived in Carp for years...anywhere near where the two of you are chatting about?

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Poster: gumby69 Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:28am
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Don't know Carp, mind you I still hear about new towns almost weekly that are about a hours drive from where I live that I didn't know existed.

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Poster: mcglone Date: Sep 2, 2009 9:55am
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hey!

i called rockwood home for a couple of years. know the eramosa river like the back of my hand. hope to set up shop soon in elora. love that neck of the woods!

ian

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Poster: gumby69 Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:01am
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Elora's great I love swimming at the Quarry.

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Poster: edgehead 2 Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:04am
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Edgewater, Colorado. 2.5 miles due west of downtown Denver. Almost in walking distance to the Pepsi Center. e

BTW...Monty's right-the smoke haze here is CRAZY! And that asphalt driver was cited for the accident.

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Poster: Old_NJ_Head_Zimmer Date: Sep 1, 2009 5:26pm
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Central NJ

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Poster: DeadRed1971 Date: Sep 1, 2009 4:03pm
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The Peoples' Republic of Annapolis, Maryland.

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Poster: zinblumpt Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:30pm
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york pa

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 2, 2009 8:41am
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I enjoyed my time in Annapolis...

"Four years together by the Bay
Where Severn joins the tide,
Then by the Service called away,
We're scattered far and wide;
But still when two or three shall meet,
And old tales be retold,
From low to highest in the Fleet
Will pledge the Blue and Gold."

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Poster: DeadRed1971 Date: Sep 2, 2009 5:14pm
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I'm down in the hellhole known as Eastport; Spa Road area.

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:17am
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West Springfield, MA

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Poster: KILLERGREENBUD Date: Sep 1, 2009 4:37pm
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Up state N Y wine country , Finger lakes region . But travle all over east cost for work

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Poster: William Tell Date: Sep 1, 2009 8:54pm
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I jumped out of Capn Cook's fry pan and I currently reside in the fire...bad idea.

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Poster: Capt. Cook Date: Sep 1, 2009 9:15pm
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Breathe easy...

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Poster: shiphappens Date: Sep 2, 2009 5:12pm
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Visit daily, post once every six months so not really a regular. Park Hill, Denver, Colorado.
Colorado is the new California, aye? First dead show, um, uh, pretty sure it was 79, but, that year was pretty foggy.

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Poster: mickmac Date: Sep 2, 2009 5:38pm
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Marquette, Kansas

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Poster: William Tell Date: Sep 2, 2009 6:12pm
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boy, it's been a while MM!

You were first one to receive "CLIFFSTER'S boxed set" if I recall!

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Poster: mickmac Date: Sep 2, 2009 6:17pm
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Yes I was! And am still enjoying it!

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Poster: Yankee9 Date: Sep 1, 2009 5:50pm
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Thousand Oaks, CA

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Poster: lobster12 Date: Sep 2, 2009 8:40am
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Long beach CA.

Since you are from Thousand oaks are you getting any of the smoke/ash from the fires?

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Poster: Yankee9 Date: Sep 2, 2009 6:11pm
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Hey Lobster,

Up until today, the air was relatively okay, but now, the sky and air here is all messed up......it's really messing with my 4 year old and his asthma.

These yearly fires really suck...and now I think I heard them say on the news that this is the result of arson.......holy shit what a sicko

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Poster: lobster12 Date: Sep 2, 2009 7:17pm
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Arson? I had heard possible accident or spark from a lawnmower. If it is arson that sucks. I bet the air is causing problems for your little one. I have tix for the UCLA game this Sat. Not sure if they'll even play it or what the air quality will be.

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Poster: Yankee9 Date: Sep 2, 2009 7:55pm
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maybe I heard wrong (about the arson). At least I hope I did. Yeah, I heard they might postpone the UCLA game to December 5

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 2, 2009 8:00pm
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Arson would suck; here's the latest news I've heard up the coast and seen in print:

Los Angeles - Firefighters made more progress on Wednesday against a giant wildfire that has ravaged a national forest north of Los Angeles as investigators said the blaze was human-caused and officials began letting more people back into their homes.

Officials are still trying to figure out what set off the blaze in the Angeles National Forest that had burned nearly 560 square kilometres by early Wednesday. Deputy incident commander Carlton Joseph would only say that the fire was human-caused, but it's not known specifically how it was started or whether it was accidental or arson.

Joseph said a human cause could include a range of things from a dropped cigarette to a spark from a lawn mower. Joseph says investigators have several leads and notes that lightning has been ruled out as a possible cause.

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 3, 2009 7:31pm
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If this is true and they catch the arsonist, I think they need a blowtorch and a pair of pliers....

L.A. Now
Southern California -- this just in

Station fire was arson; homicide investigation begins
September 3, 2009 | 5:53 pm

The Station fire has been classified as an arson fire, and authorities have launched a homicide investigation.

The massive blaze, which killed two firefighters, has been under investigation for days, with the focus being on a road turnout along Angeles Crest Highway north of La Cañada Flintridge.

“Forensic examination has led this team effort to conclude … that it was an act of arson," said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman Steve Whitmore.

The Station fire, which has burned about 144,000 acres of the Angeles National Forest, is the largest fire in L.A. County history. Two firefighters died Sunday during a rescue effort, when their vehicle plunged down a mountain.

On Wednesday, investigators hunched under a scorched, 20-foot-tall oak tree off Angeles Crest Highway, using wire mesh sifters to search through the ash in an attempt to determine whether the Station fire was deliberately set.

Near Mile Marker 29, authorities were treating the fire's suspected ignition site as a crime scene. Yellow tape cordoned off the area and authorities blocked the highway, turning away even Caltrans workers and earthmovers. Members of the bomb squad also arrived at the scene but officials declined to say what their role was in the probe.

"We believe it is the point of origin," Los Angeles County Fire Capt. Mike McCormick said Wednesday. "They are doing a finely detailed, serious, serious search and investigation. We lost two firefighters in this."

—Ari B. Bloomekatz

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Poster: Yankee9 Date: Sep 3, 2009 8:02pm
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man, sometimes the human race is just unbelieveable

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Sep 3, 2009 7:44pm
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yet another example illustrating why I believe in the Death Penalty

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Poster: veblen Date: Sep 2, 2009 7:46pm
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"spark from a lawnmower"-depending on the circumstances the mower might be looking at time.

last year a mower someplace in the East Bay was sentenced to some hard time. I was really surprised in how much time he received, not to mention becoming a pauper based on the losses.

btw: in high school I was on a fire crew in allegheny national forest and it was the most demanding and dangerous work I have ever done...and that was just the training...here is to all of the firefighters!!!

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Poster: ganges Date: Sep 2, 2009 5:16am
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Black Forest - Southern Germany

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 2, 2009 7:07am
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In town Vannes ,in weztern France!

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Poster: banditos33 Date: Sep 2, 2009 2:31pm
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and under a rock.

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Poster: Tidewater four ten O nine Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:55pm
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lost in space (no pun intended).

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Poster: abilene22 Date: Sep 2, 2009 8:34am
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SoCal. Mojave freakin' desert, to be exact. Hot, windy & smoky as of late.

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Poster: Cliff Hucker Date: Sep 1, 2009 5:09pm
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Hampton Bays, New York

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Poster: banditos33 Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:02pm
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If you ever make it down to Wilmington NC. holler and we'll jerk some fish in. Just about time for the fall fish run. Menhaden(pogeys) everywhere.

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Poster: Cliff Hucker Date: Sep 1, 2009 7:06pm
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Thanks I will, though I'm more likely to end up Tuna fishing out of Morehead City in November. I did surf at the Oceanic Pier quite a bit while I attended college in Greensboro.

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:33pm
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hey banditos, I consider emerald isle home. my parents live at the point. I used to bag groceries at the Cape Carteret Piggly-Wiggly

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Poster: barongsong Date: Sep 4, 2009 5:58pm
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Bali, Indonesia Sorry I'm late for this.

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Poster: Grateful Rat Date: Sep 2, 2009 5:07pm
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Saginaw Michigan..grew up in Battle Creek michigan..bought the first GD album when it came out..I was 13

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Poster: stilldead77 Date: Sep 1, 2009 8:29pm
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Poster: buscameby Date: Sep 2, 2009 1:19pm
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are you in the service?
if so THANKS!

if not stay cool either way*S*

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Poster: Miss Divine Date: Sep 1, 2009 11:11pm
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Cardiff, Wales.

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Poster: yesss! Date: Sep 1, 2009 5:24pm
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portland, oregon. just got tickets to see the blazers play an exhibition game in the memorial coliseum. i hope they play china>rider.

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Poster: DeadRed1971 Date: Sep 1, 2009 5:56pm
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Put on you high-heel sneakers, wear your wig hat on your head.

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Poster: Styrofoam Cueball Date: Sep 1, 2009 4:49pm
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Oakland, CA. A Great place to be from...

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Poster: banditos33 Date: Sep 1, 2009 4:35pm
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Big Raider fan here. Just sucks to start a season with no hope.

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Poster: Styrofoam Cueball Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:30pm
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I feel your pain, brother. :( I'm a big hockey fan myself, and we Shark fans are also starting the season with no hope...

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Poster: DeadRed1971 Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:40pm
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You won the President's trophy last year with 117 points. You've got Setoguchi, Marleau, and Nobokov, and you have NO HOPE???



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Poster: Styrofoam Cueball Date: Sep 1, 2009 9:19pm
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I should have said Playoff hope, you're right. I have followed the Sharks since they started, and their collapsing in the post season is legendary. Of course they'll have a great '1st Season,' and I'll watch every game, but still....

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Poster: drspark61 Date: Sep 1, 2009 8:20pm
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Fort Collins, Colorado

But I'm not regular.

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Poster: skuzzlebutt Date: Sep 2, 2009 5:32am
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A heavily fortified compound in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 2, 2009 8:44am
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A man after my own heart. When we eventually pull chocks on Va Beach we are headed to our compound in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.

Also VERY heavily fortified.

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Poster: vapors Date: Sep 1, 2009 4:55pm
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Keene, NH
left the Big Island (HI) to come here in '94. can't remember why.

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 1, 2009 5:51pm
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the widest main street in America! Get your maple syrup from Whipperwill Farms...

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Poster: waynecs Date: Sep 2, 2009 7:04am
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Lansdale,Pa.

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Poster: Dudley Dead Date: Sep 2, 2009 7:49am
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San Juan Capistrano CA , were the swallows used to come back to before the developers filled the valley , and made their money .

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 2, 2009 8:14am
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Likewise ,we are loosing too many birds ,here .And tall your nsa to on spying on wild side of the moon ,and choke on it !

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Poster: stratocaster Date: Sep 1, 2009 8:07pm
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Chicago

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Poster: staggerleib Date: Sep 1, 2009 8:13pm
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hmmm, where in Chi Town, oh ye of the Fender Guitar...

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Poster: Rings&Bells Date: Sep 1, 2009 5:30pm
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Urbana, IL

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Poster: West Cumberland Blues Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:39am
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Frisco, CO.

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Poster: buscameby Date: Sep 2, 2009 11:14am
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lost in the ozone again-- wandering the outter limits of space

then gently touching down in the front range of Colorado

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Poster: Earl B. Powell Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:17pm
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Parts unknown, South Kackilacky.

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Poster: grendelschoice Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:27pm
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Nestled in the heart of the Green Mountain State. Ah-yup.

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Poster: billydlions Date: Sep 1, 2009 5:13pm
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Jupiter, FL.....going on 5 months of heat and humidity so I'm not sure why I live here, although 12 months of golf doesn't hurt.

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Poster: clashcity Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:59pm
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Bethlum, PA

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Sep 2, 2009 6:02am
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Went to Lehigh 84-88. Place sure is different now. Rented a house on Montclair just up the street from Food Lane. Stabler was a great place to see a show; very sorry I missed the fantastic shows the boys as well as Jerry's band put on there.

Oh, yeah, living in Phoenix now (no, that wasn't me who brought the assault rifle to an Obama rally).

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 2, 2009 8:39am
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Virginia Beach.

I've had people ask what state and I refuse to answer the question.

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Poster: Cliff Hucker Date: Sep 2, 2009 12:43pm
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VahBeach mando?

I used to live at 4004 Atlantic Ave...

Is it still there?

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 2, 2009 1:50pm
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Yup.

http://www.mapquest.com/maps?city=Virginia+Beach&;state=VA&address=4004+Atlantic#a/maps/l::4004+Atlantic+Ave:Virginia+Beach:VA:23451-2611:US:36.86803:-75.980594:address:Virginia+Beach+City:1/m:hyb:12:36.86803:-75.980594:0:::::1:1:1::/io:0:::::f:EN:M:/e

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Poster: daliguana Date: Sep 1, 2009 6:30pm
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Albuquerque, New Mexico - down from South Dakota - lovin' every minute of it!

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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: Sep 2, 2009 9:31am
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Fort Collins, CO - old town. Gray Rock is pictured below. It's 15 minutes from my front door, a little ways up Poudre Canyon. In the past week we've had 2 disasters close to the trailhead there: 1) an asphalt truck drove into the Poudre River and dumped 5000 gallons of hot liquid asphalt in the river - just upstream from a Ft Collins water intake; 2) there was 10-acre forest fire burning on an adjacent ridge. Man, the smoke and haze from the LA fires were killin' us yesterday. I'm heading up to Gray Rock peak right now. Enjoy your day. Peace.

Gray Rock

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 2, 2009 4:36pm
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Once more, such beautiful picture,deadheadmonte ! Jerks dumped 5000 gallons of liquid asphalt in the river there ? how criminal!

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Poster: drspark61 Date: Sep 2, 2009 12:24pm
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Greyrock is my favorite quick getaway. I'm afraid the view from the top is probably terrible right now.

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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Sep 7, 2009 2:03pm
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Babylon, NY (Long Island)

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Poster: Grass Shack Date: Sep 2, 2009 2:56pm
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Bend, OR

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Poster: DeadRed1971 Date: Sep 2, 2009 4:32pm
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My sister lives in Sweet Home, OR. She used to have a website www.greendrema.com (now shut down) dedicated to her (medical) marijuana growing hobby.

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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Sep 1, 2009 4:06pm
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Wasilla, AK. And no, I am NOT a Palinbot or a hillbilly

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Poster: fenario80 Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:09am
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JOTS - I'm in LA, but you are the second person I know in Wasila, and you're both liberals! I love that ...

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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:16am
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REALLY? I thought I was the only one! Who is this person, I've got to meet them. Are they fans of the band by chance?

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Poster: fenario80 Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:25am
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Actually it's a high school classmate, and I'm pretty sure she is not a fan of the boys - I just recently learned she was in Wasila. Her Facebook profile, under political views it says: "Russia, from my house," which I thought was pretty damn funny ...

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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:47am
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Dang! I'm sure my wife wouldn't be down with me hanging out with a chick. Is she married by chance? It'd definitely be cool to meet some friends up here that aren't hard core right wingers.

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Poster: fenario80 Date: Sep 2, 2009 3:29pm
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Hey JOTS,

I am gonna end introducing you two - she asks if you are also originally from back East (we are), and then says, and I quote directly because I don't understand it: "Ask him where he is and tell him out on KGB."

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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Sep 2, 2009 6:53pm
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yep I know where that is - tell her I'm off Bogard between Palmer and Wasilla. I'm from the West though - Bay Area and Colorado. Shoot me an email

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Poster: fenario80 Date: Sep 2, 2009 5:09pm
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Hey JOTS

I got that e-mail address, in case you want to take it down!

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:51am
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jots -

What about hard-core "Hate 'em allers"

Had a pollster for the Va gubernatorial campaign knock on the door this past weekend. He asked if I would be interested in literature on the Democratic candidate. I said no, I would be voting for the Republican candidate this time around.

He started to mark down on his polling sheet that I was a strong Republican - I stopped him and asked if he had a category for "Despise all politicians."

I told him my new approach was to vote against the incumbent until we replace the professional politicians with people who actually give a shit about this country and who will adhere to the Constitution.

I think he thought I was nuts. But that might have been because he saw my CheyTac Lapua .338 in the living room - I was putting a new set of optics on it and it was on full display.



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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Sep 2, 2009 11:12am
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If you hate em all why vote? Don't get me wrong, I'm not even a registered Democrat and I don't like politicians either but I've always voted against Republicans? WHY? Hypocrisy and greed. I despise the whole using Religion as a means to get over. The sheep may call themselves Christians but the politicians never actually do anything for their two pet causes now do they?Then why the hell to they continue to vote for this family values charade? And besides, why aren't their only two chapters in that book? God hates gays and killing is ok as long as they're out of the womb. They tend to conveniently leave out caring for the poor and sick. This whole notion that the left is responsible for everybody's economic woes is a hard one to take. Apparently it's ok to balloon a deficit being an imperialistic Country but never ok for the dreaded social programs that actually help people.Back to hypocrisy - the whole right wing thing in this State is always beating their dead horse talking points - liberal liberal socialism blah blah blah and yet people don't seem to see the connection of the State investing revenues from oil resources and giving the population a share. If that aint Socialism what is?

I don't disagree with the philosophy of Libertarianism but I distrust corporate interests more. And even though I don't get a hard on for guns like EVERYONE else up here I fully recognize the 2nd amendment. It also just so happens that unlike most I understand that our numbering system doesn't begin with a TWO meaning I have read the constitution and there's a reason the first ammendment was the first.

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Poster: angular Date: Sep 2, 2009 12:43pm
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I've ALWAYS voted against democraps. Why? Hypocrisy and greed. They may use the whole civil rights thing and be posers for the minorities, but it was the REPUBLICANS who pushed through the civil rights bill.

As for ted kennedy, burn in hell bitch.

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 2, 2009 12:57pm
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once again family and moral values assert themselves on the board.

At this point, I don't give a shit - I just want to know where the Church of Lunar Consciousness is meeting on this Friday for the full moon.

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 2, 2009 1:31pm
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BD -

Mare Serenitatis at 6:00 PM GMT. Fifth Mountain of the Moon on the left as you come in off the Tranquility Basin side.

In case of meteor showers or inclement weather the meeting will be held at Mare Nectaris at Cosmic Charlie's Pavilion.

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 2, 2009 3:59pm
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that is so poetic,Mandojammer!

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Poster: spacedface Date: Sep 3, 2009 12:46am
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poetic like Jebediah Springfield

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 3, 2009 9:40am
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You betcha -

SOCOM II, M25 Whitefeather .308 WinMag and an XDM.

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 2, 2009 3:57pm
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go bake yourself on a moonbeam, bluedevil!

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 2, 2009 1:25pm
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I'm not taking sides angular, but NO meaningful social reform has ever originated within DC proper. Repubs and Dems can take credit for other people's efforts, but when it all boils down, the professional politicians on either side of the aisle are all fucks.

As for the Civil Rights Bill - that was pushed through the system by the blood of Dr. King and the thousands of our country men and women who marched in Selma and Birmingham and a host of other places.

It's fucking sad that we have issues facing this country just as critical as Civil Rights and nobody, NOBODY, has the balls or courage to do anything about it.

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Poster: angular Date: Sep 2, 2009 2:38pm
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Now YOU, I will agree with. I must apologize for all my conservative rants to you and all the other people on this post. I'm sorry, I just get upset with the blaming of one side, so I take the other to point out that BOTH sides have their successes....AND their faults. Personally I think we could use a third party in the system to topple future monopolies of parties.

Thank you for clearing my head, and I do furthur apologize to all.

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Poster: banditos33 Date: Sep 2, 2009 2:28pm
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Just ask the american indians how they feel about civil rights.

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 2, 2009 3:22pm
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bandito -

Mrs. Mando is part Cherokee. You are preaching to the choir there.

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Poster: William Tell Date: Sep 2, 2009 6:10pm
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So am I! Only 32nd though...no voting rights without residency. And who wants to live in Oklahoma?

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Poster: DeadRed1971 Date: Sep 2, 2009 5:28pm
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Let's see: African Americans get a month of remembrance for 400 year of oppression. The Indians got casinos.


I Would've rather had casinos.

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 2, 2009 2:29pm
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(in my best reagan voiceover): What do they want? They got housing, liquor stores and gambling.

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Poster: banditos33 Date: Sep 2, 2009 2:40pm
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I dont know if it is federal or not but the 2 reservations that I have been on in NC. are dry. Even the Harrahs casino in Cherokee doesn't have liquor or beer. Last time the white man gave them booze they lost Wyoming.

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 2, 2009 3:12pm
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Well, go check out Drvin N Cryin on 9/11 in Cherokee!

09/11/09 Drivin N Cryin in Cherokee, NC Cherokee Amphitheater US


... first new album in almost a dozen years and it's damn good. Still rockin' in the free world.

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 2, 2009 3:17pm
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Bio
I Played Guitar on a Chain Gang or, things you might want to know about my fuckin’ rock band
by kevn kinney
“We are a band that’s like your record collection.”
–That’s a quote from me in one of the first articles ever written about drivin’ n’ cryin’ back in the Eighties.
We released our first album Scarred But Smarter in 1986 on 688 Records. 688 was the center of the underground Atlanta rock scene in the 1980’s. Bands as diverse as Hüsker Dü, Rank and File, Lords of the New Church, The Residents and a week-long stint by Iggy Pop graced the hallowed walls of that now-defunct night club. If you drive down Spring Street today, there’s just a doc-in-a-box where the punk rock used to be.
I met Tim Nielsen just after I moved to Atlanta from Milwaukee. One night I was playing in a pickup band with Die Kreuzen, my good friends from back home.(Check out their Touch and Go records produced by Butch Vig.) They were staying on my floor, just passing through on tour. We played a lot of shows together a couple of years back when I was in a punk band called The Prosecutors, so we figured what the fuck? Let’s see what happens.
Tim was there that night. He played in the big 688 band The Nightporters and was a rock star in Atlanta. He pulled me aside after the show and asked me if I lived down here. I told him that I had just moved to town and was working at the sewage plant, retired from the music world for good at age 24.
Tim stopped by my apartment one afternoon a couple of weeks later and TOLD me he was gonna find me a band to be in. My music was on the folk side of Dylan at the time but I decided I was up to playing just for the fun of it. He got me practicing with a few guys but it wasn’t really happening, so eventually he decided we’d just start our own damn band.
Tim quit The Nightporters and stole their drummer and we played our first drivin’ n’ cryin’ show at 688 in October 1985. A little over a year later, I’m sitting in my living room with an album, a real, freakin’ 12-inch vinyl LP record called Scarred But Smarter.
I wanted to be in a band that would be unafraid of changing genres, mostly because I’m easily distracted and change subjects mid-sentence. “Needs help with self control,” read every report card after fifth grade….smartass…underground comic-readin’ journalistic wannabe…too lazy to write a complete story….I settled on the song format…it’s perfect…a short poem…with its own soundtrack. At 24, I wrote:
“Nobody said it would be fair
They warned you before you went out there
There’s always a chance to get restarted
To a new world, new life
Scarred but smarter”
At that time, I had restarted myself. I come from an industrial land of things that used to be: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, class of 79…a town, back then, that encouraged you to leave high school, get a job in a factory, get injured and then get workers compensation while picking up a side job at a liquor store or record shop where you got paid under the table.
Great American Bubble Factory is the perfect crescendo to a long twenty-plus year career of drivin’ n’ cryin’. I think we’ve found the true essence of what we started to build back in1985. It’s the truth as we see it set to a soundtrack fueled by music we love, everyone from The Ramones, The Clash, The Seeds, Iggy, Dylan, Patti Smith Group, R.E.M., Thin Lizzy, The Rolling Stones. You get the point.
The song title for “(Whatever Happened to the) Great American Bubble Factory?” hit me one afternoon when I was at the dollar store getting some bubbles for the neighborhood kids. As I was standing in line, I looked down at the “made in” label and noticed that those bubbles were made in China…..China!! That’s a long way for a bottle of freakin’ soap to travel. Come on, maybe we can’t make TVs or refrigerators or cars here anymore, but bubbles?
In my world, the first step to a renewed America and our deliverance from an unspeakable disrespect of the American workforce would be the opening of THE GREAT AMERICAN BUBBLE FACTORY. They would come from miles around to see the Willie Wonka of the New Deal….There’s hope again!!! If you can make it here, why don’t you make it here…..
We started demos for this record back in 2001 on September 10th. The next day the world was upside down and traitors were everywhere, underneath every coffee cup. Joe McCarthy was back and I just didn’t feel like I was ready to tell the story of the blue-collared optimist…
“She said, ‘Son, you’re dreamin’
Well, ma, if I’m dreamin’
Just don’t you wake me”
This record weaves in and out of the “Midwestern Blues” to the Flannery O’Connor South of “This Town” to the industrial grind of “Detroit City” to the optimistic anthem (and Dictators cover!!) “I Stand Tall” to the genuine pining for home in “I See Georgia.”
I want you settled in, riled up, loaded for bear and somewhere out there on the road in search of the great American dream…..
Did you know….
Drivin’ N’ Cryin’s Whisper Tames the Lion was the lowest debut in the Billboard Top 200 albums chart the same week that Dark Side of the Moon fell off that chart for the first time since its release.
Did you know….
Minneapolis 60s garage band band The Trashmen (”Surfin’ Bird”) had Tim’s Uncle Gary as a member. They used to practice in his grandmother’s basement.
Did you know….
Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ is the only band to share a stage with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Sonic Youth AND Neil Young in the same twelve-month period.
Did you know….
The Violent Femmes’ Brian Ritchie was Kevn’s high school locker partner. They would go to his house after school and Kevn would watch Brian play guitar before they both watched 8mm porn films.
Did you know….
Peter Buck produced Kevn’s first solo folk record MacDougal Blues, which is coming up on its twentieth anniversary. Peter also road-managed and played on the MacDougal tour (which featured our great, late friend Nikki Sudden) on his break from R.E.M.’s Green tour!!…
did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….did you know….

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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Sep 2, 2009 12:50pm
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gee but it's the Republicans that are b*tching about it. Doesn't make sense do it?

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Poster: angular Date: Sep 2, 2009 2:33pm
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That's funny, it was a democrat that started it on this post. Hey, how's nobama's poll nubers......42%. Hows congress's poll numbers.....worst in 24 years. How's Afganistan......most American casualties since the start in the last two moths. When nobama took office gas here was $1.61.....now $2.55.

Where is all the press?

I'm sure you'll come back with your trite own little "facts" to blame Bush and the evil Republicans.....go ahaed, maybe it will make you feel better.

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Poster: banditos33 Date: Sep 2, 2009 2:43pm
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I am with yall. I dont give a damn about politicians they all suck. The bad part is that free thinkers are considered extremist. In the eyes of the goverment we should be on Ruby Ridge.

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Poster: spacedface Date: Sep 3, 2009 12:42am
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Blame rests where it deserves because people can't wipe out the truth with their tongues. The wars are phony and not about what was claimed.

The cost on many fronts for the lies and murder involved are enormous, and still the one they claimed did it hasn't been caught publically.

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 2, 2009 3:49pm
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Liberal socialism is about what we have in France,and it's more humane for people :when jobs and careers can be gotten fine,otherwise,medical and basic incomes are covered by goverment (housing,local transportation,medical,money) paid by laws, to keep control of country ,less awful poverty too!

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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Sep 2, 2009 11:36am
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oh and to answer your question - I can hang with folks from all types, as long as they aren't puritans

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 2, 2009 11:42am
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I hear you, but....

For 47 years the only thing to the right of me was Genghis Kahn. Then I woke up and saw that the ills are not a product of right or left but professional politicians. Everyone is in someone's pocket - and I don't buy any of the Rothschild/Bildeburg/New World Order shit for a nanosecond. Our politicians of today have abandoned the guiding principles of the Constitution for self-interest. We need term limits and a return to a Constitutional government yesterday, before the Idiocracy (all 538 of the bastards - with the exception of Ron Paul and Alan Grayson) in place right now bankrupts this country.

Oh wait - too late. They already did that. We have an $82 TRILLION national debt and a $14 trillion GDP - you cannot pay that bill ever - the US Government is insolvent and we continue to allow the Federal reserve to operate completely unchecked. We allow the Treasury to print money out of thin air, loaning more debt into existence. We allow the Treasury at the behest of the Fed to have a 30 year T Bill auction - that the motherfuckers buy from themselves by, you guessed it, printing more money out of thin air. The US will go bankrupt - overnight - the second China dumps her T note holdings. The dollar will no longer be the world's reserve currency and will go to zero. As do all fiat currencies. Period.

Republican, Democrat, Church of the Lunar Consciousness, I don't care what party - if the candidate agrees to sponsor House Resolution 1207 - Federal Reserve Tranparency Act, I'm gonna vote for them.

Hell, if skies sponsored HR1207 he'd get my vote and I'd go door to door for him.

And yeah, I can get along with just about anyone too. I'd even tolerate a puritan if they kept it on their side of the fence.

Whew!!!!

WT come get yer damn soapbox and lock it up this time........

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 2, 2009 4:06pm
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I totally agree with your political opinions expressed here ,mandojammer,however you can't vote for me because I don't even have the right to vote in USA !AND I like american Indians mucho much !

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Poster: William Tell Date: Sep 2, 2009 12:17pm
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You must not have heard--as a result of all my hot air it vaporized during a recent attempt to befriend newbies, trolls and general oddballs.

Will be refashioning one made from old cassette tapes soon.

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Poster: skies Date: Sep 2, 2009 3:44pm
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mandojammer: I do same ,here,until the get a goverment respecting France better ,i'll vote to kick basterds out!

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Poster: William Tell Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:19am
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Not sure you meant it to be, that is actually damn funny Johnny!

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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Sep 2, 2009 10:23am
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It's kind of sad the reputation that Wasilla gets, and that's from people up here. We're not all white trash

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 2, 2009 11:09am
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yea, they got non-white trash as well!

Sorry, couldn't help myself.

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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Sep 2, 2009 11:32am
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true BD. If you ever make it up here we can take a trip to our Walmart and look at Wasilla's finest. Better than TV.

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 2, 2009 11:35am
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I really want to get up there. Not this year, but maybe next...

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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Sep 2, 2009 11:37am
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yeah yeah I've heard that before. When are you going back East? I might be headed to New York for a training class in December

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 2, 2009 11:53am
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I know you have. Right now, just trying to pay rent and bills and make sure still employed. We are trying to go to NYC in October over my daughter's fall break, but I don't think it will happen. If not, maybe NC for Christmas, but then again, we had summer plans and they all resulted in a staycation and short trip up to Mendocino (could be worse!)

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Poster: dogsinapile! Date: Sep 2, 2009 2:54am
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Summerfield NC

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Poster: staggerleib Date: Sep 1, 2009 8:09pm
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Northern Suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.

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Poster: dirtybuck Date: Sep 1, 2009 5:14pm
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Nashville, TN.

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Poster: falconcry77 Date: Sep 1, 2009 5:29pm
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Richmond, VA

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Sep 2, 2009 8:43am
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Shout out to another Commonwealth head!

You should check out the Railroad Earth show at the National coming up this month. I'll be there.

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Poster: cream-puff-war Date: Sep 2, 2009 2:08am
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Whitneys
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Poster: jackstraw86 Date: Sep 2, 2009 5:40am
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Orange County, CA

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Poster: mcglone Date: Sep 2, 2009 9:53am
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toronto, ontario.